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sentinels. The arrival of a Lieutenant from the First Regiment has suddenly changed the tenor of the conversation, and the battle of Phillipi is the topic. Col. Spalding, who is on the ground, from that place, gives many items which have not found their way into our papers; but as they come to us through so many sources and as Col. S. has already furnished you with the particulars, we deem it needless to mention them. We have it from reliable authority, that one of the sentry at Phillippi ordered a man, in company with a Justice of the Peace, to hait; his pass was handed to the guard, who, while reading it, was deliberately fired upon by the person giving him the pass. The ball grazed the head of the sentinel, who, as soon as he recovered from the windage, fired, and the wretch fell dead on the spot. We would turn aside for a moment, to lift up our voice against the leniency with which the Tories of the present day are treated. Do them as did our forefathers in the t
Capt. Thos. E. Sims. --We understand that this gentleman, who was at first reported killed in the affair at Phillippi, Barbour county, and who was afterwards ascertained to have been taken prisoner and put in jail at that place has been removed to that stronghold of Black Republicanism; Whooping. Various inducements had been offered to him to take the oath of allegiance to the Abolition Government at Washington, and threats had been made of what would be the consequence if he did not thultify himself. Capt. Sims' reply, as reported to us, was that they might shoot him or do anything else they pleased, but he did not intend to swear to anything It was also told us that the notorious Kelley, the leader of the Abolition horde at Phillippi, had ended his disgraceful career by reason of the wounds he received there: that he accused Sims of being the party who caused his death, and that previous to his dissolution he had expressed a wish for an interview with him. If Capt. Sims has